NBC Announces Crisis, Believe and About a Boy for this Fall

Posted by at 11:18 am on May 9, 2013

After rolling out drama Revolution to become the No. 1 new series of the 2012-13 season, NBC is looking to established creators and concepts for the upccoming fall season.

Here’s a look at what’s joining the previously renewed Grimm, Law & Order: SVU, Parenthood, Chicago Fire and Revolution next season:

Crisis

When Washington’s most powerful players are pulled into an international conspiracy, an unlikely puppeteer will bring everyone from CEOs to The President of the United States to their knees by threatening the things they hold most dear.
Cast: Dermot Mulroney, Max Martini, Gillian Anderson, Rachael Taylor, Stevie Lynn Jones, Halston Sage (How to Rock), Lance Gross (House of Payne), Joshua Erenberg, Max Schneider, Michael Beach, James Lafferty, Max Martini

Team: W/EP: Rand Ravich (Life); EP Far Shariat

Studio: 20th Television

Believe

An unlikely relationship develops between a young girl named Bo (Johnny Sequoyah) with a gift and a man named Tate (Jake McLaughlin) sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.
Cast: Jake McLaughlin (Savages), Kyle MacLachlan, Delroy Lindo (The Chicago Code),Sienna Guillory (Resident Evil), Jamie Chung (Once Upon a Time), Johnny Sequoyah, Arian Moayed

Team: W/EP Alfonso Cuaron (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban), Mark Friedman (The Forgotten); EP J. J. Abrams, Bryan Burk

Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot

About a Boy

An adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel and the 2002 Hugh Grant feature film, it follows the relationship between a bachelor man-child (Bent’s David Walton) and the young boy (1600 Penn’s Benjamin Stockham) who moves in next door with his crazy, single mother (Minnie Driver).
Cast: David Walton, Minnie Driver, Benjamin Stockham (2nd position to NBC’s 1600 Penn), Anjelah N. Johnson, Leslie Bibb (guest star), Al Madrigal

Team: W/EP Jason Katims (Parenthood), EP Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jane Rosenthal, Robert DeNiro; D Jon Favreau

Studio: Universal Television, True Jack Productions, Working Title Productions, Tribeca Productions

Format: Single-camera

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